A new study of 875 elementary ed schools shows the programs still have work to do, but they are making needed improvements to the way they train teachers.
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December 08, 2016
December 01, 2016
The first round of accreditation decisions for teacher prep programs under a new set of so-called "tougher" standards is now over. So how did it go?
November 29, 2016
Education programs in 14 states find out if they meet tough new standards.
November 21, 2016
Students' race, ethnicity, and immigrant status play a role in a teacher's decision to speak with parents about their children's behavior and academic issues, a new study suggests.
November 16, 2016
The program is funding fellows at six of the state's higher education institutions.
November 15, 2016
Education schools nationwide are battling teacher shortages and decreasing enrollments. But it's a mistake, a new report warns, for ed schools to combat the problem by lowering admissions standards.
November 02, 2016
The Connecticut Board of Education on Wednesday approved a controversial certification program that aims to put more minority teachers into the classroom.
October 20, 2016
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has announced the retirement in July 2017 of its president and CEO Dr. Sharon P. Robinson.
October 14, 2016
The final regulations drew praise from some critics of teacher-training quality, but some groups representing teachers see the new rules as punitive.
October 12, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education's long-awaited final rules require states to rate teachers' colleges on the basis of graduates' performance in the classroom but provide greater flexibility in measuring student outcomes.